Week 11

Updated Saturday July 23, 2016 by St. Barts Old Timers Softball League.

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  • St. John Paul II Best St. Matthew In Shootout, 19-13 
  • Pitchers had a tough day during the game between St. John Paul II and St. Matthew, as the two teams put up 32 runs combined in a 19-13 St. John Paul II win. 
  • The teams combined for 48 hits, including 10 extra base hits. 
  • Thirteen runs in the first three innings helped St. John Paul II blow out St. Matthew. An RBI single by Jim Killeen, a two-run single by Steve Spoljaric, an RBI single by Floyd Roberts, an RBI single by John Veglia, an RBI single by Daniel Shneyder, an RBI single by Joe McEvoy, an RBI single by Louis Balestriere, a groundout by Paul Leso, and an RBI single by Killeen in the first inning and a sacrifice fly by Karl Grossman during the second inning helped St. John Paul II put some runs on the board early. 
  • St. John Paul II scored 10 runs in the first inning to build an early lead. 
  • Spoljaric recorded the win for St. John Paul II even though he allowed 13 runs over seven innings. Spoljaric struck out none, walked one and gave up 21 hits. 
  • St. John Paul II easily handled St. Matthew pitching as seven hitters combined for 23 hits, 17 RBIs and 17 runs scored. 
  • Ed Fernandez took the loss for St. Matthew. He allowed 19 runs in seven innings, walked four and struck out none.

 

  • Fifth-Inning Rally Sparks Win For St. Maximilian, 11-3 
  • St. Maximilian beat St. Francis 11-3 in seven innings on Tuesday at Farley after a seven-run explosion in the fifth inning. 
  • St. Maximilian scored in the fifth on an RBI single by Rich Pitonzo, a two-run single by Ed Villaverde, an RBI double by Jason Semple, a two-run triple by Rich McNanna, and a sacrifice fly by Francis Vecchione
  • Rich McNanna boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 4-4 day at the plate to pace St. Maximilian. 
  • Andy Wilber went a perfect 3-3 at the plate for St. Francis. He doubled in the third inning and singled in the first and fifth innings. 
  • It didn't take long for St. Francis to answer as it scored two runs of its own in the third. St. Francis scored on an RBI double by Wilber and a sacrifice fly by Bob Mcguiness.

 

  • St. Joseph Top St. John Paul II Behind Gus Alvarez's 3 Hits, 22-7 
  • An exceptional effort by Gus Alvarez spurred St. Joseph to a 22-7 win in seven innings over St. John Paul II on Thursday at Forest Rd. 
  • Alvarez hit two home runs for St. Joseph. Alvarez went 3-3 in the game with five RBIs and four runs scored. Alvarez homered in the first and third innings. 
  • St. Joseph continued to add runs until the end of the game. St. Joseph scored nine runs in the final one innings to cap the win. St. Joseph scored nine runs in the seventh on St. Joseph scored in the seventh on a home run by James Barba, an RBI single by Todd Feinberg, a two-run triple by Dennis Reilly, and a two-run home run by Brendan McNamara
  • St. Joseph hit six home runs in the win. Additional home runs for St. Joseph came when Glenn Gang homered in the third inning, Alvarez homered in the first and third innings, and McNamara homered in the fourth and seventh innings. 
  • Frank Chupko got the win for St. Joseph despite allowing seven runs over seven innings. He struck out none, walked two and surrendered 19 hits. 
  • St. Joseph easily handled St. John Paul II pitching as eight hitters combined for 19 hits, 21 RBIs and 17 runs scored. 
  • Steve Spoljaric took the loss for St. John Paul II. He allowed 22 runs in seven innings, walked six and struck out one. 
  • St. Joseph stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring four runs on a two-run double by Tom Swales and a two-run home run by Alvarez. 
  • St. Joseph piled on five more runs in the top of the third. Alvarez kicked things off with a three-run blast, plating Barba and Nam-June Joe. That was followed up by Gang's two-run home run, plating Nashad Warfield.

 

  • St. Vincent Tops St. Matthew In Back-And-Forth Affair, 12-7 
  • St. Vincent and St. Matthew passed the lead back and forth five times on Thursday at Brookside, but in the end St. Vincent pulled out a 12-7 win in seven innings over St. Matthew. 
  • St. Vincent finally managed to grab the lead after a strong third inning. St. Vincent went up for good on an RBI single by Louis Messano off Kevin Caggiano, scoring Ben LoBrace
  • John Junguenet racked up four RBIs on two hits for St. Vincent. He homered in the first inning and singled in the third inning. 
  • Chris San Jaun racked up three RBIs on two hits for St. Matthew. He homered in the third inning and singled in the fifth inning. 
  • Matthew Betau lasted two innings on the rubber for St. Matthew before the call to the bullpen. Betau allowed three hits and six runs. 
  • The top of the first saw St. Matthew take an early lead, 3-0. St. Matthew's rally started when Joe LoBrace singled. Then moved LoBrace from first to second. Michael McKenna doubled, plating LoBrace. St. Matthew pushed more runs across when DiStasi and McKenna scored on a two-run single by John Stueck
  • After a quick strike from St. Matthew, St. Vincent responded with three runs in the first. St. Vincent scored on a three-run home run by Junguenet. 
  • St. Vincent didn't give up the lead after the third inning. Additional runs came from a sacrifice fly by Jerry Russo and two singles. 
  • St. Matthew scored one run in the top of the fourth to cut its deficit to one. A fielder's choice gave St. Matthew life. Finally, Harold Hopler induced an inning-ending fly out from Michael McKenna. 
  • It didn't take long for St. Vincent to answer as it scored two runs of its own in the fourth. St. Vincent scored on a two-run single by Keith Karyczak
  • St. Vincent built upon its lead with two runs in the sixth. Brian Pyluck singled, scoring Gerardo Riepe to start the inning.

 

  • St. Wolfgang Makes The Most Of 11 Hits In 9-7 Victory Over St. George
  • St. Wolfgang and St. George both had scoring chances on Thursday, but it was St. Wolfgang that was able to capitalize on them as it pulled out a 9-7 win at Farley. 
  • St. George out-hit St. Wolfgang 16 to 11, but St. George stranded nine runners on base. 
  • Brian Weber racked up three RBIs on three hits for St. Wolfgang. He singled in the second inning and doubled in the third and fifth innings. 
  • It was a good day at the plate for St. George's Walt Patrylo. Patrylo went 3-4, drove in one and scored two runs. He doubled in the fourth inning and singled in the third and sixth innings. 
  • St. Wolfgang jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first. A two-run blast by Anthony Blasi, scoring Erik Hastrup started the inning off. 
  • St. Wolfgang brought home two runs in the second inning, and matched that run total in the fifth. In the second, St. Wolfgang scored on a walk by Geoff Dickstein, plating Weber. 
  • St. George tied the game in the fourth on an RBI single by Ryan Peters that scored David Eckert.

 

  • St. Matthew Fights Back, Defeats St. Francis, 15-14 
  • With St. Matthew trailing by one in the seventh inning, Ed Fernandez came to the plate and singled, bringing home Pat Nigro and Paul Newton
  • Fernandez racked up two RBIs on three hits for St. Matthew. 
  • Offense was not hard to come by on on Friday, as both teams combined for 29 runs and 49 hits, including nine extra base hits. 
  • Joe LoBrace racked up three RBIs on two hits for St. Matthew. He singled in the first inning and tripled in the sixth inning. 
  • St. Matthew easily handled St. Francis pitching as six hitters combined for 15 hits, 12 RBIs and 10 runs scored. 
  • St. Matthew jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first. St. Matthew's rally started when LoBrace singled. A single by Michael McKenna then moved LoBrace from first to second. San Juan doubled, bringing home LoBrace. The scoreboard lit up again for St. Matthew when McKenna scored on an RBI single by Jeff DiStasi and San Juan scored on an RBI double by Nigro. 
  • St. Francis matched its two-run fourth inning with two more in the seventh. In the fourth, St. Francis scored on an RBI triple by Chris Nardi, scoring Ted Florio
  • St. Francis pushed across one run in both the fifth inning and the sixth. In the fifth, St. Francis scored on an RBI single by Chris Nardi, plating Ron Labin
  • It didn't take long for St. Matthew to respond as it scored three runs of its own in the fifth. St. Matthew scored on an RBI single by Michael McKenna and a groundout by San Juan. 
  • St. Matthew answered St. Francis' top inning with seven runs of its own in the sixth. St. Matthew scored on an RBI single by Kevin Caggiano, a two-run single by Abrams, a three-run triple by LoBrace, and an RBI single by Michael McKenna.

 

  • St. Vincent Tops St. John Paul II In Back-And-Forth Affair, 3-2 
  • St. Vincent and St. John Paul II traded the lead five times on Friday, but St. Vincent ended up on top with a 3-2 win in seven innings over St. John Paul II. 
  • St. Vincent finally managed to grab the lead after a strong seventh inning. St. Vincent went up for good on an RBI single by John Junguenet off Steve Spoljaric, bringing home Steven Pirella
  • St. Vincent staved off St. John Paul II as St. John Paul II was unable to match St. Vincent down the stretch. 
  • Despite its efforts, St. John Paul II couldn't finish the comeback. 
  • Junguenet went a perfect 3-3 at the dish for St. Vincent. 
  • In the top of the first, St. John Paul II grabbed the early lead, 1-0. 
  • St. Vincent quickly matched St. John Paul II's strong inning with a two-run inning of its own in the first. St. Vincent scored on an RBI single by Junguenet and a sacrifice fly by Jerry Russo.

 

  • Early Lead Gives St. Joseph Victory Over St. Wolfgang, 14-4 
  • St. Joseph jumped out to an early lead on St. Wolfgang and captured a 14-4 victory on Friday at Jerseyland. 
  • With eight runs in the first three innings, St. Joseph left no doubt about the eventual outcome. 
  • Alvarez racked up six RBIs on three hits for St. Joseph. 
  • Reinaldo Santiago racked up two RBIs on one hit for St. Wolfgang. He homered in the sixth inning. 
  • St. Joseph easily handled St. Wolfgang pitching as six hitters combined for 18 hits, 10 RBIs and 12 runs scored.

 

 




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